Back To School
Ireland's Homes Interiors & Living Magazine|October 2021
It’s time to brush up on your culinary skills at one of these eight cookery schools.

BALLYKNOCKEN HOUSE & COOKERY SCHOOL ASHFORD, CO. WICKLOW

Surrounded by farmland, at the foothills of the Wicklow mountains, Ballyknocken Cookery School is an idyllic location to hone your kitchen skills. founded by celebrity chef Catherine fulvio over 20 years ago, this cookery school appeals to all ages and all tastes. The 1850s farmhouse offers seven guest bedrooms and the herb, vegetable and soft fruit garden supply the kitchen. Catherine and her team run a variety of short courses, from Southern Italian to fab mains and desserts, from healthy meal prep for two to a fish and vegetarian masterclass and lots more. Catherine also runs her online cookery school which has really grown in popularity of late. Weekend packages are available to include accommodation with a dinner and a cookery experience on the Sunday morning with lunch. Particularly popular is the option to book the venue privately for a family gathering or a reunion, even retirement parties and hen parties. guests can stay over and have fun with a class of their choice. catherinefulvio.com

WIN a voucher for free access to the Southern Italian online course on Catherine’s online Cookery School. Worth €49. Valid for 12 months. other T&Cs may apply.

BALLYMALOE COOKERY SCHOOL SHANAGARRY, CO. CORK

Ballymaloe Cookery School is one of the world’s most prestigious cookery schools and has been teaching students from all over the world since 1983. Situated on its own 100 acre organic farm the school is well known for its farm-to-table philosophy and food excellence. Their 12 Week Certificate programme is internationally renowned, and has been the first step on the culinary journey of many notable chefs, authors and food producers around the world. They also offer a diverse range of short courses, keeping the finger on the pulse with international trends in the food industry. These can vary from half-day to week or month long courses. Visitors to Ballymaloe Cookery School also have the option of joining the daily afternoon Demonstrations which are a wonderful way to spend an afternoon and to literally get a taste of what they offer. cookingisfun.ie

WIN a one-month subscription voucher to access the virtual cookery school lessons at Ballymaloe. Worth €100. Valid for 12 months. other T&Cs may apply.

FORESTSIDE COOKERY SCHOOL BELFAST, CO. ANTRIM

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